SLU's slow offensive start difference in 71-59 loss to Davidson
DAVIDSON, N.C. — Jon Axel Gudmundsson had 20 points as Davidson beat Saint Louis 71-59 on Wednesday night.
Gudmundsson hit 15 of 16 from the free-throw line. He added eight rebounds.
Kellan Grady had 18 points and seven rebounds for Davidson (9-9, 3-3 Atlantic 10 Conference). Luka Brajkovic added 12 points, eight rebounds, and three blocks. Carter Collins had 10 points.
Saint Louis totaled 20 first-half points, a season low for the team.
Javonte Perkins tied a season high with 25 points for the Billikens (14-5, 3-3). Tay Weaver added 15 points. Hasahn French had 12 rebounds. Jordan Goodwin had six points and 12 rebounds.
Jordan Goodwin, whose 16.0 points per game entering the matchup led the Billikens, was held to only six points on 3-of-12 shooting.
Davidson faces George Mason at home on Saturday. Saint Louis faces Fordham at home on Sunday.